27,000 marginalized Navotas residents get free health cards

February 14, 2011 12:58 am· Comments Off on 27,000 marginalized Navotas residents get free health cards 

MANILA,Feb. 13 — Navotas Mayor John Rey Tiangco announced over the weekend that the local government has provided 27,000 marginalized residents of the city with health cards as part of its efforts to provide free but adequate health care to its poor residents.

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DOH chief creates ad hoc panel to determine actual health sector human resources needs

February 14, 2011 12:58 am· Comments Off on DOH chief creates ad hoc panel to determine actual health sector human resources needs 

MANILA, Feb. 13 – Health Secretary Enrique T. Ona has denied reports suggesting the Department of Health (DOH) is engaged in the illegal practice of “fund conversion.”

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DOLE awards P3.7B to 24,000 workers in settled cases

February 14, 2011 12:58 am· Comments Off on DOLE awards P3.7B to 24,000 workers in settled cases 

MANILA, Feb. 13 — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has reported the expeditious settlement of labor disputes in 2010 with the granting of over P3.7 billion in collective bargaining benefits and other monetary gains to at least 24,000 workers.

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Reyes buried at Libingan ng mga Bayani

February 14, 2011 12:58 am· Comments Off on Reyes buried at Libingan ng mga Bayani 

By Joel C. Atencio

MANILA, Feb. 13 – Former Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff and Defense Secretary Angelo T. Reyes was laid to rest on Sunday noon with full military honors at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (Heroes' Cemetery) in Taguig City.

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Police ready for anniversary of Valentine's Day bombings

February 14, 2011 12:58 am· Comments Off on Police ready for anniversary of Valentine's Day bombings 

MANILA, Feb. 13 – The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) said Sunday it is all set for the anniversary of the “Valentine’s Day bombings” in 2005 which killed 11 persons and injured 93 others.

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P-Noy to inaugurate upgraded facilities of East Avenue Medical Center Monday

February 14, 2011 12:58 am· Comments Off on P-Noy to inaugurate upgraded facilities of East Avenue Medical Center Monday 

MANILA, Feb. 13 — President Benigno S. Aquino III will once again show his commitment to keep every Filipino strong and healthy, especially the sick and the poor, when he inaugurates on Valentine’s Day the upgraded facilities of one of the government’s tertiary category hospital, the East Avenue Medical Center (EAMC) in Quezon City.

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Top CAAP Board execs sworn into office

February 14, 2011 12:58 am· Comments Off on Top CAAP Board execs sworn into office 

MANILA, Feb. 13 — President Aquino has sworn into office Ramon Gutierrez as Director General of the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) vice Alfonso Cusi, who resigned in December.

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Luistro is keynote speaker at Surigao del Norte Education Summit on Feb. 15

February 14, 2011 12:58 am· Comments Off on Luistro is keynote speaker at Surigao del Norte Education Summit on Feb. 15 

SURIGAO CITY, Feb. 13 – Department of Education Secretary Armin Luistro will be the keynote speaker in the 2011 Surigao del Norte Education Summit which will be held at Surigao del Norte Provincial Convention Center in this city on February 15.

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Agusan del Sur town vice mayor survives slay try

February 14, 2011 12:58 am· Comments Off on Agusan del Sur town vice mayor survives slay try 

BUTUAN CITY, Feb. 13 – Vice Mayor Renato S. Munez of La Paz, Agusan del Sur narrowly escaped death when an unidentified gun-wielding man peppered his car with bullets a few meters away from his home at Arujville Subdivision in that town Saturday, the police reported.

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5 bandits, two soldiers killed as troops capture Abu Sayyaf camp in Basilan

February 14, 2011 12:58 am· Comments Off on 5 bandits, two soldiers killed as troops capture Abu Sayyaf camp in Basilan 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Feb. 13 — Five bandits, including a mid-level leader of the Abu Sayyaf group, and two soldiers were killed when government forces attacked a bandit camp in the hinterlands of Basilan Saturday morning, a military official reported Sunday.

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